Volume 32, Issue 2 (March 1987)

    Postmortem Findings of the Victims of the Jonestown Tragedy

    (Received 6 March 1986; accepted 1 May 1986)

    Published Online: March

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The procedure for processing and identifying the victims of the Jonestown, Guyana tragedy is outlined. Autopsies were performed on seven of the victims, and the autopsy anatomic and toxicologic findings are presented. Problems encountered in the interpretation of the autopsy findings are noted.


    Author Information:

    Thompson, RL
    Associate chief medical examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Chapel Hill, NC

    Cowan, WR
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC

    Manders, WW
    Division of Toxicilogy, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC


    Stock #: JFS11145J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11145J

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    Title Postmortem Findings of the Victims of the Jonestown Tragedy
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